Top Elizabeth Cotten Albums
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Freight Train - Single
Freight Train - Single
[2013]
Elizabeth Cotten, Vol. 3: When I'm Gone
Elizabeth Cotten, Vol. 3: When I'm Gone
[2004]
Shake Sugaree
Shake Sugaree
[2004]
Elizabeth Cotten: Live!
Elizabeth Cotten: Live!
[1998]
Freight Train and Other North Carolina Folk Songs and Tunes
Freight Train and Other North Carolina Folk Songs and Tunes
[1989]
Live!
Live!
[1983]
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Elizabeth "Libba" Cotten (January 5, 1893 – June 29, 1987) was an American blues and folk musician, singer, and songwriter.A self-taught left-handed guitarist, Cotten developed her own original style. Her approach involved using a right-handed guitar (usually in standard tuning), not re-strung for left-handed playing, essentially, holding a right-handed guitar upside down. This position required her to play the bass lines with her fingers and the melody with her thumb. Her signature alternating bass style has become known as "Cotten picking".Elizabeth Nevills was born in Carrboro, North Carolina, at the border of Chapel Hill, to a musical family. Her parents were George Nevills and Louise Price Nevills. Elizabeth was the... read more